Pinsent Masons secures role on administration of Parabis

26 Nov 2015 | 11:44 am |

International law firm Pinsent Masons has secured a key role on the administration of the law firm Parabis which entered into administration on Monday via a pre-pack process which saw the law firm split up and sold off.

Pinsent Masons partner Steven Cottee alongside consultant Jonathan Jeffries have both been appointed as Joint Solicitor Managers of Parabis.

The pre-pack administration saw Parabis' defendant insurance businesses, Plexus and Greenwoods, acquired by Plexus Law Limited, Carpenters acquired some of claimant business Cogent Law, Lyons Davidson also acquired parts of Cogent Law as well as Saga Law, medical reports company Premex Services acquired Parabis’ Argent Rehabilitation arm, loss adjuster Davies Group acquired Parabis’ Argent Property Adjusters and Argent Liability Adjusters businesses while Examworks Investigation Services bought Argent's claims investigation business.

Steven Cottee commented: “We were delighted to assist on this complex assignment and our role alongside the Joint Administrators from Alix Partners is focused on ensuring that clients’ interests are protected during this process.”

Pinsent Masons has a market leading practice in relation to law firm restructurings, having been involved with Halliwells, Cobbetts, Manches, Harris Cartier, Linder Myers, Davenport Lyons and Jeffrey Green Russell.

Latest press releases

Show me all press releases

Dispute Resolution Group appoints partners in Munich

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed partners Johanna Weißbach and Christian Schmidt as litigation partners in their Dispute Resolution Group in Munich, where they will both focus on clients within the Financial Services and Advanced Manufacturing & Technology sectors.

Pinsent Masons announces 2020 partner promotions

Multinational law firm Pinsent Masons has announced 17 new partners in its 2020 promotion round as it promotes outside of traditional legal services for the first time.

Pinsent Masons Hong Kong recognised in Law Firm of the Year survey

International law firm Pinsent Masons was listed in the top tier for 3 categories in a recent survey conducted by Asian-mena Counsel’s In-House Community to identify Firms of the Year 2019 for the second consecutive year.

People who viewed this press release also viewed

Show me all press releases

Pinsent Masons hires finance partner in Beijing

International law firm Pinsent Masons has hired Kanyi Lui into its Beijing office to expand the firm's finance offering in China and across Asia.

Advising Statkraft on Ireland's first grid-scale battery storage project

International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Statkraft on the installation and operation of Ireland's first grid-scale battery storage project as part of the hybrid battery-and-wind Kilathmoy initiative.

Pinsent Masons advises Zurich on the sale of its UK Retail Wealth business

International law firm Pinsent Masons has advised Zurich, the global insurance provider, on the sale of its UK Retail Wealth business to Embark Group.

For all media enquiries, including arranging an interview with one of our spokespeople, please contact the press office on

+44 (0)20 7418 8199 or 

Location contacts